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Changing Roles of Academic and Research Libraries

Retrieved from the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)

The iconographic power of a college or university library expresses a purpose not just to collect, but also to organize, preserve, and make knowledge accessible. 7,068 more words

Academic Libraries

Validating Sources: The Google Syndrome, CRAAP Test, and Information Literacy

“Information Literacy forms the basis for lifelong learning.[1]”

Information Literacy was conceived in 1974 within a proposal submitted to the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science by Paul Zurkowski,[2] and has since developed into a mainstay of the modern education process. 1,773 more words


Portland Bound!

A few months ago, a former library school classmate (who’s now a librarian) asked if I’d be part of a panel proposal based on an article he and two of his librarian colleagues published, called “ 122 more words

Professional Development

Librarian Chosen for ACRL Mentoring Program

Karen Evans (Reference/Instruction librarian, Public Services Department) has been selected to participate in ALA’s Association of College & Research Libraries’ Instruction Section Mentoring Program.   As a mentor Karen will be matched up with a librarian who is new to instruction or to the ACRL’s Instruction Section so that the neophyte can improve his or her teaching skills and confidence in the classroom.  50 more words

Staff News

Week 23,24,25,26,27:New York Public Revises Renovation Plan, Innovative Acquires VTLS, Apple With New Programming Language - Swift, Connecticut Aims At Statewide E-Book Delivery System, Nashville Public Library With Seed Exchange Program,

New York Public Library Reveals Revised Rennovation Plan ( INFOdocket)
“Anthony W. Marx, the library’s president, said the historic stacks in the main building, whose removal was a disputed element in the original plan designed by the architect Norman Foster, would be kept, but not returned to service as a storage area for books.The cost of bringing the stacks up to code is projected to be $46 million, $24 million more than it would cost to put the books underground, a sum that Mr. 526 more words